Total Flavonoids Contain of Leaves of Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota L.)

  • A Syarifah Hamida Assagaf
  • Nursamsiar Nursamsiar
  • Sahibuddin A Gani


Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota L.) is one of herbs which traditionally efficacious for treatment bleeding, wound, ulcers and fever. The leaves were rich of flavonoids and saponins. The aim of this research to determine the total flavonoid contain in ethanol extract of leaves of M. zapota by spectrophotometry. The leaves were extracted by reflux method using 70% ethanol with variation of acid (HCl and CH3COOH). The results showed that the addition of CH3COOH show the highest flavonoid contant (14,52%) compared to HCl was 8,35%.

Apr 29, 2020
How to Cite
ASSAGAF, A Syarifah Hamida; NURSAMSIAR, Nursamsiar; GANI, Sahibuddin A. Total Flavonoids Contain of Leaves of Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota L.). Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Sciences, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, apr. 2020. ISSN 2580-328X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 sep. 2020. doi: